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HDD Top 5 x Ranking

Rooftop Ranking has almost arrived and we are really looking forward to partying at Dalston Roof Park alongside some of London’s best djs and MCs. To get you warmed up and ready for tomorrow today’s top 5 is all about ranking!

Bob Marley – Top Ranking

We couldn’t do a ranking top 5 and not include this tune, Bob’s music speaks for itself.

Althea & Donna – Uptown Top Ranking
A favourite at HDD HQ even if they couldn’t hold a note live Althea and Donna reached number 1 with Uptown Top Ranking and it is still gets forwards today.

Louie Rankin – Typewriter

Some of you may know Louie Rankin from his roles in Shottas and Hype Williams’ Belly, but he is most famous for this tune Typewriter which was released in 1992

Gappy Ranks – Wine Pon Di Edge

London’s Gappy Ranks has been at the forefront of the UK dancehall scene for the last few years, having had huge hits with Stinkin Rich, Heaven in Her Eyes and Put The Stereo On. His latest tune Pon di Edge is also a heater which may just be be one of this year’s carnival anthems.

Shabba Ranks – None A Dem

Shabba surprised us all when he jumped on Di Genius’ Pepper Riddim last year to record one of the best cuts on the riddim. Shabba says it all in the intro – None a dem bad like Shabba Ranking

Rooftop Ranking Featured In Londons Metro

The Metro London Rooftop Ranking Joe Grime Reggae Dancehall
Rooftop Ranking gets the thumbs up from London’s Metro. Make sure you grab the tickets for the event before the event itself on saturday. (better be prepared).

Win a copy of Reggae Gold 2012

Win a copy of Reggae-Gold-2012

Rooftop Ranking is only days away and our sponsors Greensleeves Records have kindly given us a copy of their Reggae Gold 2012 compilation to give to one lucky winner. The Reggae Gold series is 20 years old this year and the anniversary edition includes 32 tracks across two cds. This double cd edition is a great mix of old and new cuts from some of the biggest names in dancehall – to preview of some of the tracks that are featured listen to our Rooftop Ranking mix below.

To win a copy of Reggae Gold 2012 answer the following question

What flavour gravy does Potential Kidd talk about in Yah Suh Nice?

Email your answer to hipstersdontdance@gmail.com by Friday 20th July at 5pm. We will notify the lucky winner by email.